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The Joy that’s Dim Sum

Dim-Sum slipped quietly and without fuss into London’s then new Chinatown district in the late 70s. Like so much of the Chinese kitchen, they like to keep stuff to themselves.  The Dim-Sum was mainly to attract the then growing bands of Chinese … Continue reading

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Manzi’s became St John Hotel

By London standards I enjoyed a near perfect martini cocktail in the new St John Hotel today waiting on my friend Tilly. I was reading about the early arrival of Discovery apples this year – a good 3 weeks before … Continue reading

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